Hashtag Trending – Rising sea levels endanger buried fibre; Samsung teams up with Nasa; Best Buy shares its secrets

Rising sea levels are putting buried fibre at risk, Samsung teams with NASA to create a VR lunar experience, and Bloomberg dives into how Best Buy is still alive. Welcome to a special

Published on: August 2nd, 2018 Alex Coop

First Google Shop opens in Toronto Best Buy tour

TORONTO - The first of many Google Shops has opened in Toronto, and we were on hand to check out Google's new retail space in Best Buy locations across North America. At the

Published on: November 21st, 2016 Alex Radu

Google shops opening in Best Buy locations across Canada

This week, Google shops have begun popping up in Best Buy locations across Canada, with a total of 14 “Experience Stores” to open across the country by the end of 2016. Starting this

Published on: October 21st, 2016 Alex Radu

Get social – Pet Wearables are taking woof to a whole new level

As we all know, “Dogs are a man’s/woman’s best friend!” so it should not be any surprise that humans’ interest and embrace of wearables is quickly migrating to Fido. A pet wearable event held

Published on: July 2nd, 2015 Marylka Empey

Future Shop closes all stores across Canada

Future Shop has closed all its stores across Canada with employees being informed as they showed up to work Saturday morning, according to several published reports. Visitors to the web site and users

Published on: March 28th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

New iPad Air goes on sale in Canada

Apple Inc.'s new tablet went on sale this morning at retailers across Canada, including the Apple Store, Best Buy, and Future Shop. Announced Oct. 22, the iPad Air updates the hardware that has

Published on: November 1st, 2013 Brian Jackson

Sony Xperia Z, head-to-head with the ZL

"Almost the same, but not quite" - that's one way to describe Sony Mobile's Xperia Z and its predecessor, the ZL. Sony released the ZL back in April, while its younger sibling, the

Published on: August 12th, 2013 Candice So

iPad mini launch day delayed by Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy is raining on Apple Inc.’s parade when it comes for a big launch day for its new iPad mini tablet, with shipping delays to regions hit by the storm.Apple is fond

Published on: November 2nd, 2012 Brian Jackson

Facebook fans twice as likely to buy brands they ‘like’: Forrester

Facebook fans aren't just signaling that they “like” brands online, they're actually more likely to buy them, a new Forrester Research study shows.“Facebook fans are much more likelyto purchase, consider and recommendthe brands

Published on: April 9th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

RIM’s positive day turns downward on analyst warning

Although today started out on a high note for Research In Motion, it looks like Monday may end on a low note, at least where the Waterloo, Ont. company's share price is concerned.The

Published on: March 5th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

HP TouchPad sells out on steep discounts

Some retailers sold out remaining Hewlett-Packard TouchPad tablets in just a few hours on Saturday after heavily discounted prices attracted buyers to the last remaining units of the soon-to-be defunct tablet. The TouchPad

Published on: August 22nd, 2011 Agam Shah

2011: The year that big name companies got owned

By Claudiu Popa There’s little sense in waiting until the end of the year. We know that the headline will likely say something to that effect. The question is, why now?  Comodo is

Published on: April 5th, 2011 Claudiu Popa

Microsoft Warns of Chaos if Word Sales Are Halted

A week earlier, U.S. District Court Judge Leonard Davis had issued the injunction and ordered that Microsoft pay $290 million in damages and interest to Toronto-based i4i Inc. for infringing on that company's

Published on: August 24th, 2009 Gregg Keizer

Ten tips that will make returning an unwanted tech product easier

An HDTV is not a sweater--a fact that retailers will make very clear if you try to return your new flat screen. If the digital cameras (or other tech gifts) you got from

Published on: December 30th, 2008 Erin Biba